The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mobile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Tester
Rank 626 627 611
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 26 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.084% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 22
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £130.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Mobile Tester in the job title.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 26 £350 +7.69% 7
London +3 22 £380 +16.92% 3
City of London +14 2 £390 +7.58%
South East +13 2 £350 +1.81% 2
North West +12 2 £333 +7.25%
Manchester - 2 £333 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £350 -
Newbury - 1 £350 - 1

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Mobile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mobile Tester in the job title.

1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (62.96%) Mobile App
3 32 (59.26%) Android
4 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
5 25 (46.30%) BDD
6 22 (40.74%) Ruby
7 20 (37.04%) TDD
8 19 (35.19%) Calabash
9 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
10 16 (29.63%) Java
11 14 (25.93%) Appium
12 13 (24.07%) Scrum
13 11 (20.37%) JSON
13 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
14 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
15 9 (16.67%) QA
15 9 (16.67%) Selenium
16 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
16 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
18 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
18 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
18 6 (11.11%) OO
18 6 (11.11%) C#
18 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
18 6 (11.11%) JIRA
18 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
18 6 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
19 5 (9.26%) Finance

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DVB
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Calabash
2 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (25.93%) Appium
4 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.67%) Selenium
6 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
7 6 (11.11%) JIRA
7 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.41%) eggPlant
9 4 (7.41%) Fiddler
9 4 (7.41%) Xcode
10 2 (3.70%) Gradle
10 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.85%) Capybara
11 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) JSON
2 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (62.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) iPhone
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) STB
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.85%) IPTV
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Android
2 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) BDD
3 20 (37.04%) TDD
4 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 13 (24.07%) Scrum
6 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Agile Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL
10 4 (7.41%) OOP
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Ruby
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Apple Swift
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
1 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) HP
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Apple
2 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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